According to whom? Well according to Cracked Magazine, which has selected 6 utterly disgusting and horrifying foods, such as the baby mice wine you see pictured below.


So what are the 6 most terrifying foods?

#6 Escamoles -  Eggs of the giant black Liometopum ant

#5 Casue Marzu -  A sheep’ milk cheese that has been deliberately infested by a Piophila casei, the “cheese fly.”

#4 Lutefisk -  Cod that has been steeped for many days in a solution of lye, until its flesh is caustic enough to dissolve silver cutlery.

#3 Baby Mice Wine -  Rice wine that is fermented with baby mice.

#2 Pacha -  A whole, boiled sheep’s head.

#1 Balut -  Duck eggs that have been incubated until the fetus is all feathery and beaky, and then boiled alive.

Click over to the original Cracked article for more extensive descriptions and pictures of each of these foods.

2 Responses

  1. Mattraw

    They had Balut eggs on an episode of Fear Factor. Amazing how a delicacy in the Phillippines can become an entertaining emetic in America. Actually, no, it’s just amazing that those things are a delicacy.

    Mmm. Fetus.


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